CVE-2016-6866

NVD - CVE-2016-6866

CVE-2016-6866 Detail

Current Description

slock allows attackers to bypass the screen lock via vectors involving an invalid password hash, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference and crash.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.suckless.org/slock/commit/?id=d8bec0f6fdc8a246d78cb488a0068954b46fcb29 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://s1m0n.dft-labs.eu/files/slock/slock.txt Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/18/22 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/18/24 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92546 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/2FYPV6QQPPYBL3Z2BYNYEJB67FSC55OR/ Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/RZPEJQNVODYSI4WQXM5GQKXRO7TPK2VG/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6866
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/17/2017
Source:
MITRE